Our mini artists this week have been looking the incredible work of Henri Rousseau, Amedeo Modigliani and Thomas Gainsborough. Toddlers had a go at creating Jeune Hubert's portrait, and in our other classes, the clay sculptures are almost finished their interpretation of Rousseau's 'Tiger in a tropical storm.' Henri Rousseau's - 'Tiger in a tropical storm' Life Drawing Adult Class This week we welcomed two models to attend our class, which proved brilliant fun for the class a
This week at Mini Picassos we have been appreciating the wonderful artists of Britain, from Thomas Gainsborough to Terry Frost. As well as continuing the wonderful work inspired by Modigliani. Modigliani Sculptures Following on from last weeks charcoal studies of Modigliani our 8-11 year Academics have been busy recreating their drawings into a 3D form, using air-dry clay. The beauty of this clay is it doesn't need to be put into a kiln and is a very versatile material. Toddl
A big happy New Year to all our artists at Mini Picassos. Our new term kicked off this week and we already have some incredible work being created... here are the highlights! This week at Toddler classes: Henri Matisse This week at our toddler classes we looked at the fabulous Henri Matisse. Born in 1869, the French artist made his name by shocking the Parisian art establishment with paintings so bold and brilliant that he became known as a “wild beast” of colour. The piece w
Our year at Mini Picassos ended on a fun-filled week of Christmas Workshops, from making The Snowman to our little artists creating their own Santa stuck down a chimney. The workshops are always buzzing but we think that this may well have been our busiest yet! Here are a few highlights of the week, for photos of all our workshops of 2017 click onto our gallery!